How To Protect The AC Unit In Your Attic


How To Protect The AC Unit In Your Attic

We received a question through our website just the other day. A customer asked, “Hey! It’s hot outside,  and my house is hot inside. How can I cool my house down?” This customer was interested in our radiant barrier as a house-cooling solution.

Have Radiant Barrier Installed

Radiant barrier will help cool your house down, but more specifically it will cool the attic down. Now that it’s so hot outside your attic is getting up to 130, 140—even 150 degrees! Your air conditioning unit and your ductwork are sitting in that heat.

Check Your Attic Insulation and Ventilation

Besides our radiant barrier, insulation and ventilation are also important to regulate the temperature of your attic. These things attack the problem at the source, which is your hot attic. Any machinery up there, including your air conditioning system, is going to have an extremely difficult time operating when it’s that hot. It doesn’t have to be room temperature up there to get your house cool, but it can’t be 140 degrees. The machinery simply cannot operate well under those conditions. 

Our customers are extremely happy when we cool the attic down 40 degrees. Once we can get your attic cooled down, that will make your whole house cooler!

Your Next Step

Schedule an appointment to have us come out to your home. We can lower your attic temperature and get your air conditioning unit performing in the environment it was designed to perform in. We will cool your house down as a result of cooling your attic! 

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